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Good rating for our Youth Offending Service
The council’s Youth Offending Service has been rated as ‘good overall’ by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP) inspectors. 

The rigorous inspection, which took place online during August, looked at three areas within the service –…
Help Light up the Royal Borough
Join your neighbours and community by lighting up the Royal Borough when we switch on the Christmas lights for Ascot, Eton, Maidenhead and Windsor. 

The council will switch on the town’s Christmas lights this weekend and as we can’t do the normal…
Local COVID-19 contact tracing system to be launched this week in Windsor and Maidenhead
A local contact tracing service, to complement the national NHS Test and Trace Service, will be launched this week as part of the council’s continued response to COVID-19 and to help reduce the spread locally. 

Royal Borough of Windsor &…
Mayor taking part in Santa Dash to raise funds for Thames Hospice
The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Councillor Sayonara Luxton, is inviting residents to help her raise funds for Thames Hospice, when she takes part in Berkshire’s longest running Santa Dash. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions…
Work due to start on major improvement scheme in Maidenhead
A £6m road improvement scheme will begin in the Royal Borough next week, aimed at improving six key roundabouts in Maidenhead.

Work is due to start on Monday at the Stafferton Way/Braywick Road roundabout for six weeks and is partly funded through…
#CouncilsCan day celebrating the work of local government
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is taking part in the Local Government Association’s second #CouncilsCan Day – an online celebration to highlight the critical work of local government during the coronavirus pandemic.

Since the…
Self-isolating protects your family and community
Coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in the borough and as we enter the second national lockdown, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and the Frimley Collaborative want to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of self-…
New website for lockdown rules and local data for Berkshire
As England enters new national restrictions, a COVID-19 dashboard has been launched to provide residents with comprehensive guidance on the restrictions that will remain in place until Wednesday 2 December. 

Created to meet the needs of the local…
Community Information Champions
To help residents stay up to date with the latest factual information on COVID-19, The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is launching a new community information champion scheme.

Community information champions will receive regular…
New Mayor and Deputy Mayor to be elected at Annual Council
The new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead will be elected during a short virtual ceremony at the council’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 15 December.

The meeting was originally due to take place in May but…
Statement from the leader of the council regarding COVID-19 – Thursday 29 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: "We remain on the cusp of entering Tier 2; the number of COVID-19 cases in the Royal Borough remain high. During the week 12-18 October we had an additional 213 cases taking us to 140.7 cases…
Changes to commemorative events on Remembrance Sunday in Windsor and Maidenhead
Events to mark Remembrance Sunday are set to go ahead in the Royal Borough this November, but with important changes due to COVID-19 restrictions.     

The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Councillor Sayonara Luxton, said: “…
Statement from the leader of the council regarding COVID-19 – Thursday 22 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, said: “Last week given our borderline status and likely projected increase in cases I asked government to consider whether it was appropriate or not for us to move into high-risk tier two. Since then…
Important changes to bin collections in Windsor and Maidenhead
Important changes to waste and recycling services in the Royal Borough will be taking place next week for a small number of residents. 

Those affected by the changes will be informed of the new arrangements by letter this week.

Councillor David…
Quick guide to staying safe this Halloween
Some Halloween activities carry more risk than others. Reduce the risk for you, your children and others while still having fun.

High risk activities


Trick or treating where children go door-to-door and treats are given out.
Parties of more…
COVID-19 self-isolation funding available for qualifying residents
Royal Borough residents can now apply online for self-isolation funding through the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead website, as part of the Test and Trace support scheme. Payments of £500 can be made to qualifying residents through the…
Statement from the Leader regarding increases in COVID-19 cases – Friday 16 October 2020
Councillor Andrew Johnson, leader of the council, says: “Our COVID cases are increasing at a worrying and alarming rate. 

“We were placed in the medium tier but due to the rapid rise we will be asking Government to consider moving us to the High…
Second week of public hearing sessions on the Borough Local Plan set to begin
 

A second round of public hearing sessions, to examine the emerging Borough Local Plan for the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, are taking place over a four-week period in October and November. The second week of hearings starts at 9.…
Maidenhead MP Theresa May visits local drive-through flu clinic
 

Theresa May, local MP for Maidenhead, has visited a local drive-through flu clinic in her constituency to see it in operation and to meet NHS staff.
 
Mrs May visited the drive-through clinic at Maidenhead Magnet Leisure Centre car park on Friday…
Residents can now sign up for an Advantage Card online
 

Residents can now sign up for or renew their Advantage Cards via the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s website.

The signup and renewal services were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Advantage Card is only…